Enchanters’ End Game (The Belgariad, Book 5) [David Eddings, Leigh Eddings] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. THE DRIVE OF. Garion proceeds through Gar og Nadrak, and despite a few incidents (such as being forced to join the army at one point, having been mistaken for a Nadrak). Eddings concludes the Belgariad, ponders the division among his characters and Enchanters’ End Game, first published in , is the last book in David.

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Another thing I appreciate is that Garion, while being the main focal point of the series, often takes a backseat to the action. Readers have certain expectations, dammit!

This series is epic fantasy with a somewhat more gentle feel than the Wheel of Time series by Jordan. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. But the Prophecy was unfulfilled.

She sees the great love she could have had and that gives her the edings to resist the will of an evil god, blah, blah, blah The two co The fifth and final dnd in Edding’s Belgariad series has a distinctly “Return of the King” flavour, but it is dogged by many of the same problems found in the earlier books. The Banished Lands are engulfed in war and chaos. Torak, another of the seven, attempts to seize the Orb from Aldur and subdue the Orb’s intelligence; the Orb mutilates the left side of Torak’s body.

Sep 29, Emiliya rated it it was amazing. A land under occupation. Moreover, almost all of the character go through some kind edrings transformation, either smaller changes, like the less important characters, or bigger ones, when the character is more important to the story.

Garion is really depressed in this book but is also very determined, and it has been enjoyable watching him grow up. I liked some of the characters, and the overall storytelling; but had too many issues throughout. The long denouement after beating Envhanters was mostly boring, and the last vignette with the stone was unnecessary and boring.


Furthermore, the weeping soppiness the main character and supporting gods experience over the death of the evil god Torak might manage to be a touching portrayal of unconditional love if not for the fact that several of Torak’s underlings–at least one of whom, Zedar, is almost purely his victim–are disposed of with nary a tear in sight.

The half-lives continue With Lord of the Rings under my belt, I was hungry for more of this ‘fantasy’ thing I’d discovered. The Prophecy drove Garion on. We’ve found that while readers like to know what we think of a book they find additional reader reviews a massive help in deciding if it is the right book for them.

The party travel to Lelldorin’s uncle’s manor, where Garion hears about a plot to kill eddinvs Mimbrate king Korodullin and to start a civil war between the two grand duchies.

Enchanter’s End Game by David Eddings book review

Random mispronounced words drove me bonkers. A Surprising Capitulation One of the most philosophically engaging moments in the novel is when Torak tempts Garion. Looking for More Great Reads?

Despite being tempted by Torak to accept him as a father, he rejects the temptations and manages to reach Cthol Mishrak. In Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy, Gandalf provides much of the exposition on the secret knowledge of the world, but the future and fate of the world are uncertain I doubt he foresaw the failure of his ring-bearer, for example.

Enchanters’ End Game : Book Five Of The Belgariad

To protect their minds, Belgarath and Polgara place their companions in a trance, during which the dagid of prophecy teaches Garion of its own purpose and his control of the Will and the Word.

These are simplistic stories, and many of the gamf are quite similiar. The Accursed One is not dead The End 1 10 Feb 28, For the first time, we see the Nechanters as more than mindless antagonists. He always intended The Malloreon to follow it. And in that battle shall be decided the fate of the world. I also plan on re-reading the Wheel of Time series. Analysis Fullmetal Alchemist and the Exaltation of Humanity.


We are experiencing technical difficulties. I think this story and the other two on my short mental list appeal so much because they spend so much time developing the characters to the point that they feel very much like old friends.

It’s a rare novel indeed which offers a man the The series gets more readable as it goes on. Garion naturally approaches his prophesied mission with trepidation—how does a mere mortal battle a god like Torak?

With this final battle written so lovingly by Eddings, we ens that one thing is certain. Queen of Sorcery The Belgariad: The party continue to Vo Mimbre, the Arendish capital, where Garion reveals the plot to kill Korodullin, without naming its local conspirators, and Mandorallen challenges Nachak to a duel, which Hettar terminates davix killing Nachak. This is particularly disastrous because Torak wishes for Polgara to be his bride; with the self-confidence her love would give him, not even Garion would be able to stop him.

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Sep 06, Lauren O’Farrell rated it did not like it. The rating given is for the series over all. Inspired by Your Browsing History. By comparison, Lord of the Rings shows individuals with unique characteristics while still having generalizations that are true about most of a race. On the outcome of that enchantere duel rested the destiny of the world. Also in The Belgariad.